Minn. Gov. Signs Executive Order to Protect Pollinators

August 30, 2016 12:00 PM
 
 

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is issuing an executive order aimed at neonicotinoid pesticides. 

The new restriction is to stem bee and pollinator losses.


Governor Dayton’s order says state regulators should require verification that the use of neonicotinoid pesticides is necessary due to imminent threats of significant crop losses. 

This order will also create a new task force to study issues impacting pollinators and to recommend long-term solutions.

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